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CARRD’s Updated cost estimates and oversight concerns

Today we submitted comments for the Assembly Budget Subcommittee meeting focusing on High Speed Rail Oversight. Our main points of concern: In this case, construction bids and construction estimates are not (and have never been) apples-to-apples comparison. There is no public document that incorporates, tracks and forecasts all relevant costs for the ICS project, relative […]

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New document: Revenue Guarantees for Private Investors

In the words of the California High Speed Rail Authority’s Deputy Director for Communications, the recently issued 2009 Business Plan “has provided unending fodder for skeptics and critics. Public questions about the assumptions and forecasts in the Plan must be addressed in a strategic and thoughtful manner.” One particular criticism was the idea that private […]

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Public Meeting: Impact of High Speed Rail on San Mateo County

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS NORTH & CENTRAL SAN MATEO COUNTY Invites you to attend a public meeting “Impact of High Speed Rail on San Mateo County” March 16 – 7 – 9 p.m. Chetcuti Room, Library Plaza, Millbrae Speakers:  Bethany Williams, Public Involvement Manager for HNTB, the consulting engineering firm charged with preparing for the […]

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